Lior Geft is the CEO at Mabbly, a full-service digital marketing agency that helps a wide range of businesses scale and grow. Because of Lior’s background as a recruiter, Lior wanted not only the best out of his people, but to create sustainable processes around the work that they did so that they could be kept accountable and grow. In this episode, we find out what Lior’s interview process is to vet and find talent, how they measure employee success, and so much more!
[1:20] How do you minimize turnover and create accountability with your team?
[3:05] A little bit about Lior and how he got his start.
[5:00] Lior has a five-step process to vet whether a potential candidate is good.
[7:30] Do you have a clear picture of what the needs are in the business? If so, out of that long list, what is your potential employee going to be accountable for?
[9:45] Who will be onboarding this person? Although it’s important to hold their hand through the first 90 days, that doesn’t mean that a new person is set up for success.
[10:40] If you have somebody who’s invested in this new candidate’s success in the beginning, the onboarding and training process is a lot easier and more manageable for the new hire.
[13:40] When you develop a list of responsibilities, it can often feel like that list just keeps growing and growing for that person who is training the new hire. You set both the trainer and the trainee up for failure.
[18:45] How do you find the right candidate?
[23:10] Lior reveals one of his favorite interview questions.
[27:05] What does Lior do when there are concerns over a new hire?
[32:40] It’s important to set the tone with the new candidate that you are excited that they’re joining the company.
[36:30] When you welcome overachievers that care about what they do, they crave feedback.
[37:25] Lior has cultivated a culture of giving praise.
[40:30] What are some of the biggest mistakes Lior has done himself/sees others doing?
[43:50] Remember that this is not a perfect process.
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